Momentum Ski Camps – 2014 Session 1 Recap

July 1, 2014

Momentum 2014 kicked off with a week full of sun, fun, good memories and good friends!  Plus the coaching of: James ‘Woodsy’ Woods, Justin Dorey, Josh Bibby, TJ Schiller, Corey Vanular, Austin Ross, Dania Assaly, Tami Bradley, Chelsea Henitiuk, Mike Henitiuk, Clay Renwick, Ken Rhodes, Eddie Hicks, Tanya Callon, Ryan Johnson and Mauro Nunez. Session 1 was a mix of youth and adults.

20140626-ktm-momentum-4507

newschool perspective

Excited campers headed up Blackcomb Mountain to the freshly built park.

Campers

Horstman tunnel and entry into the glacier

Six lanes of jumps, bumps, rails, airbags, 22′ double hit spine, and more! Locking it in as twice the size of any other park on the glacier.

20140701-ktm-momentum-8256

 Welcome to Momentum Camps’ new layout

20140623-ktm-momentum-2130

including palm trees!

New features like the Giro ‘Toblerone’ are stoking everyone out!

20140626-ktm-momentum-4697

Filmer Carlo Mion tail slide

As well as the Skullcandy stair set is back.

20140626-ktm-momentum-4775

 Digger testing out his hard work.

Before taking to the park, it’s time for warm-up

20140622-ktm-momentum-9276

Austin Ross takes the lead

Then it’s off to the slopes with their coaches.

20140623-ktm-momentum-3278

 Josh Bibby with camper Kai Dickie

20140626-ktm-momentum-4707

James Woodsy Woods

20140625-ktm-momentum-3753

Chelsea Henitiuk spraying the snow

23-06-14_MO_Blackcomb_Momentum-Day3-Week1_0449

Justin Dorey

20140626-ktm-momentum-4548

Dania Assaly and Tami Bradley

Thanks to the hard work of our dig crew, the park was in mint shape!

22-06-14_MO_Blackcomb_Momentum-Day2-Week1_9714

Camper Theo Vivian on the down-flat-down round bar

20140625-ktm-momentum-4302

Digger airing off the sculpted 70′ step-up. 

20140623-ktm-momentum-1845

Seven-time adult camper Takeaki Katagiri showing the young groms how it’s done with a big kosak!

20140625-ktm-momentum-4230

Sending huge off the 22′ spine

20140622-ktm-momentum-0385

and off the jump into the 50’x50′ airbag

National teams from Canada, Great Britain and New Zealand.

20140623-ktm-momentum-1615

Great Britain’s Katie Summerhayes

20140625-ktm-momentum-4174

Canadian national halfpipe team member Noah Bowman

After a full day of skiing, it’s time for some activities!

activities

including paintball, water ramps, trampolines, mountain biking, sailing, bounce and more! 

Then off to dinner.

20131223-IMG_3424

Time for Tappan Village

After a good feed, it’s time for additional coaching with review of the footage shot during the day.

20131222-IMG_3383

Clay Renwick with one of the adult campers

Then a session on the hotel trampoline or time to explore Whistler village.

20131222-IMG_3384

All good things eventually have to come to an end, but what better way than with an Awards Party…

20140626-ktm-momentum-5189

with games like water balloon toss.

20140626-IMG_2137

Woodsy, Eddie Hicks and Mauro Nunez made things a bit more interesting

After pizza and more games, it was time for the GoPro/Giro/Skullcandy Challenge.

20140626-ktm-momentum-3766

campers started out with a sprint to the lake…

20140626-ktm-momentum-3814

a swim to the dock and back to the beach…

20140626-ktm-momentum-5467

after rolling across the beach, campers were tasked with filling up a bucket using sponges… 

20140626-ktm-momentum-5641

= winning a GoPro, Skullcandys and Giro goggles!

20140626-IMG_2185

plus more prizes…

20140626-IMG_2175

custom Giro helmets…

20140626-IMG_2202

and even more prizes!

Session 1 is a wrap.  Thanks to all the coaches, diggers, campers and the weather (with eight straight days of sun)!

20140625-ktm-momentum-4451

#BestSummerEver